OS: Raspbian Jessie

How can I change the color of all the logs and text during the initial boot (and also the final shutdown) to black? (including the login user/password prompt) !?

My goal is to have a completely silent boot, where no text is shown.

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You may try add a quiet boot option to kernel in /boot/cmdline.txt, e.g.:

dwc_otg.lpm_enable=0 console=ttyAMA0,115200 console=tty1 root=/dev/mmcblk0p2 rootfstype=ext4 elevator=deadline fsck.repair=yes rootwait quiet

But for login prompt you need edit PS1 variable in ~/.bashrc to change color or (?) disable it.

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